Saur, Pamela S Books

Dr. Pamela S. Saur is Distinguished Professor Emerita at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas and a Texas State University System Regent’s Professor. She studied in Vienna and earned her Ph.D. in German Literature from the University of Iowa.

Spiritual Meaning of Material Things in the Novels of Adalbert Stifter (1805-1868) A Study in Poetic Realism
2015 1-4955-0358-5
Addresses Adalbert Stifter's view of human relationship to material substances as well as proper ownership and use of possessions in individuals of the middle and higher classes. It builds on past scholarship in two main areas, namely Stifter and nature and the domestic ideal of the "Biedermeier" movement with which he is identified.